Joan Elizabeth Wernsing

December 18, 1924 - November 5, 2008
Joan Elizabeth Wernsing

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Joan F.Wernsing, 83, of Hendersonville, NC, passed away Wednesday, November 5, 2008 after a brief illness.

She raised her family in northern New Jersey and Canandaigua, NY. She and her husband, Walt, retired to Hendersonville in 1982 where she was a longtime volunteer at the food bank at IAM and Meals on Wheels.

She was the beloved wife for 56 years of Walter Wernsing of Hendersonville; loving sister of Judy Haire of Rogersville, TN; devoted mother of Linda and her husband, Bob Meredith, of River Edge, NJ; Susan Kadilak of Syracuse, NY; Dave of Dresden, NY; and Bill of Colorado Springs, CO; and cherished grandmother of Jeff, Andrea, Scott and Matt.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, c/o Council on Aging, 105 King Creek Blvd., Hendersonville, NC.

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  • November 07, 2008
    Marvin & Dolores Wehr says:
    May Joan rest in piece with the Lord. Our prayers are for and with the family. If there is any support that we can give, please call.

  • November 07, 2008
    Glynda P.Chambers says:
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Walt,children, grandchildren and the rest of the family at this sad time in your lives. Our love to all of you. Charles and Glynda Chambers, Haywood Knolls

  • November 07, 2008
    Sid Hendricks says:
    Walt, I am saddened to hear of Joan's passing. I pray that the Lord will be with you in your loss. Sid

  • November 07, 2008
    Dick and Liz Smith says:
    Walt, Liz and I send our condolences to you and your entire family. You will be in our prayers

  • November 07, 2008
    Betty and Jim Harrison says:
    Dear Walt and Family, We are saddened to learn of your loss. We will keep you in our prayers. Betty and Jim